Maraotter: My World Cup is overflowing

Last updated 13:27 30/06/2014
Stuff.co.nz

Diego Maraotter: Je pense qu'il y un seul choise...

Related Links

Football World Cup: Maraotter eyes comeback World Cup: Diego Maraotter strikes back Football World Cup: Maraotter in slow motion Fifa World Cup: Diego Maraotter snubs hosts Fifa World Cup: Maraotter backs Cameroon Fifa World Cup: Maraotter picks Uruguay Fifa World Cup: Maraotter picks France World Cup: Maraotter: I am a football Jedi Diego Maraotter shapes up for round of 16 Diego Maraotter guaranteed to keep lead Maraotter: World Cup turning point arrives

Relevant offers

Football

Liverpool labour to 2-1 victory over Ludogorets Phoenix youngsters impress in Sydney friendly Arsenal outclassed by Dortmund in opener Real Madrid emphatic in routing of FC Basel Olympiakos Piraeus upset Atletico Madrid Carlos Tevez steers Juventus past newcomers Zenit St Petersburg beat 10-man Benfica side French club Monaco get back to winning ways Galatasaray salvage a draw against Anderlecht Seattle Sounders win a fourth US Open Cup title

One thing close to Diego Maraotter's heart is diving. There is nothing he loves more than a dive and a dip.

Today he was treated to a superb dive by the Netherlands' Arjen Robben.

"I couldn't have done it better myself," Maraotter smirked. "It had a nice arc to it."

It meant the Netherlands were awarded the penalty which saw them beat Mexico 2-1 to move in the Football World Cup quarter-finals.

For Maraotter, it helped extend his lead to 8-6 over his pundit competition - football writers Tony Smith and Sam Worthington.

He's now picked 8 from 10 and the journo duo won't be catching him tomorrow either, as they have all stumped for France to cruise by Nigeria.

"Those guys are running out of matches. They know it, I know it. I just need to mimic their every move now and I'd win. Obviously I'm not going to do that because winners don't mimic losers," Maraotter said.

Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Comments

Special offers
Opinion poll

Who will win this year's Champions League?

Ajax

Anderlecht

APOEL

Arsenal

Athletic Bilbao

Atletico Madrid

Barcelona

Basel

BATE Borisov

Bayer Leverkusen

Bayern Munich

Benfica

Borussia Dortmund

Chelsea

CSKA Moscow

Galatasaray

Juventus

Liverpool

Ludogorets

Malmo

Manchester City

Maribor

Monaco

Olympiacos

Paris St-Germain

Porto

Real Madrid

Roma

Schalke 04

Shaktar Donetsk

Sporting CP

Zenit St Petersburg

Vote Result

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content